Our Chefs' Recipes

May 22, 2019
Ham, Bacon and Hard-boiled Egg Salad on Iceberg Lettuce   INGREDIENTS (serves four) 3 cups (750 ml) iceberg lettuce, finely chopped 1½ cup (375 ml) ham, in small cubes ½ cup (125 ml) cooked bacon, chopped ⅓ cup (85 ml) red peppers, diced ⅓ cup (85 ml) red onions, diced 4 hard-boiled eggs, finely sliced   FOR THE MAYONNAISE DRESSING... Read More
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April 29, 2019
Pork and shrimp burgers   INGREDIENTS  1/2 lb (200 g) raw shrimps, shelled and finely chopped 1 lb (450 g) raw pork, finely chopped 2 tbsp. (15 ml) fresh cilantro, minced 1 tbsp. (15 ml) fresh ginger, minced 1 tbsp. (15 ml) sambal oelek 1/4 cup (125 g) bread crumbs 1 egg Salt and pepper to taste... Read More
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March 28, 2019
Roasted salmon with maple and miso   INGREDIENTS (serves 4) 4 steaks (150 g) fresh Atlantic salmon 2 tbsp maple syrup 2 tbsp soy sauce 1 tbsp miso 1 tbsp lime juice 3 tbsp vegetable oil   FOR DECORATION Black sesame seeds White sesame seeds Green onions, sliced   PREPARATION Mix together all the ingredients except oil.   Emulsify using a... Read More
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February 15, 2019
Duck breast fillet with orange and dark chocolate   INGREDIENTS (serves 4) 2 duck breasts 30 ml canola oil 45 ml grey shallots, finely chopped 2 oranges, supremed 60 ml orange juice 30 ml Cointreau or Grand Marnier (triple sec) 250 ml duck or veal stock 30 g 70% dark chocolate Salt and pepper to taste   PREPARATION   Heat oven to... Read More
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January 7, 2019
VEAL SHORT RIBS WITH CRANBERRY AND LIME   INGREDIENTS (serves 4) 2 kg veal short ribs (or pork flank ribs) 2 medium carrots, peeled and diced 2 onions, diced 1 clove garlic, minced 100 ml red wine 1 tsp ginger, chopped 2 L beef stock 2 tsp maple syrup 1 knob butter 60 g dried cranberries 1 lime (for zest) Salt... Read More
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December 13, 2018
Christmas gravlax Makes a wonderful addition to your Christmas brunch!   INGREDIENTS (serves 4) 1 kg fresh salmon fillet, skinless 2 tsp coarse salt or Himalayan pink salt 30 ml maple syrup 2 tsp Meaux mustard 1 medium beetroot, cooked and finely grated Ground pepper to taste   PREPARATION Set aside a dish large enough to fit all the... Read More
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November 7, 2018
Grilled veal chops with caramelized balsamic and fig vinaigrette   INGREDIENTS (serves 4)   Veal chops 4 veal chops 2 tbsp olive oil Fleur de sel to taste Ground pepper to taste   Caramelized balsamic and fig vinaigrette 3 tbsp butter 1 tbsp French shallots, finely chopped 5 cloves garlic, chopped 2 figs, quartered 4 tbsp sugar 5 tbsp balsamic... Read More
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October 26, 2018
Butternut squash and bacon soup with maple and kale chips   INGREDIENTS (serves 8) 1 butternut squash 1 stalk celery 2 Spanish onions 1 leek 1 Yukon Gold potato 1 clove garlic 3 sprigs rosemary, chopped 2.5 L poultry broth (homemade or store-bought) 20 ml maple syrup 100 g smoked bacon, diced 150 g kale,... Read More
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September 10, 2018
Pork loin roast with apple chutney   INGREDIENTS (serves 4) To prepare the pork loin roast: 1 pork loin roast, approximately 800 g 2 tablespoons Dijon mustard 2 tablespoons honey or maple syrup 2 cloves garlic, minced 1 teaspoon of your favourite grilling spice blend, preferably salt-free For six 500-ml mason jars of apple chutney: 12... Read More
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August 6, 2018
FISH AND CHIPS 10 (4 oz) cod fillets (2 per person)   INGREDIENTS (serves 5)   Batter 100 g (1 cup) all-purpose flour 25 g (2 tbsp) corn starch 10 g (1 tbsp) baking powder 330 ml red beer 300 g (2 cups) flour for dredging   Coleslaw 400 g (3 cups) red cabbage 400 g (3 cups) white cabbage 100 g (1 cup) yellow or... Read More
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July 12, 2018
INGREDIENTS (serves 6)   Crab cakes 2 large eggs 2 ½ tbsp mayonnaise 1 ½ tsp Dijon mustard 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce 2 tbsp fresh cilantro, chopped ¼ tsp salt ¼ cup celery, finely chopped ¼ cup red bell peppers, finely chopped 1 lb fresh crab meat, coarsely chopped ½ cup Panko breadcrumbs   Fail-proof sauce gribiche 3... Read More
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